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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2883B Boston
March 22, 2016 10:00 AMCalender
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Edwardian Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Grasshopper Brooch

$5,535$4,500
Auction: Fine Jewelry - 2883B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 22, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Edwardian Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Grasshopper Brooch, set with circular-cut demantoid garnets and old mine-cut diamonds, with ruby eye, platinum and gold mount, lg. 1 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Later pinstem catch with minor evidence of solder. Gold tests for approx. 18kt. Demantoids lively and bright, minor facet wear only noticed under magnification. Wear commensurate with age.


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